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  • Develop your portfolio in this teacher’s aide training to show employers how your rigorous coursework and two practicum field placements enhance your skills while you work directly with licensed teachers in general and special education classrooms.
  • Learn on your schedule with online classes that let you manage your time by logging in and completing coursework anywhere you access the web, as you prepare to earn your paraeducator license.
  • Improve the community through a service learning project in the Equity in Education course, which allows students to work with the community and document their impact.
  • Continue your education by transferring the affordable credits you earn at Gateway into a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university.
  • Graduate ready for licensure as a substitute teacher with a Foundation of Teacher’s Education associate degree aligned to Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction standards.
Program Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
Tuition & Fees: $10,150
Books and Supplies: $4,886
Start Dates
Salary Outlook
Career Opportunities:
Substitute Teacher, Paraprofessional, Teaching Assistant, Specialized Educational Aide

Foundations of Teacher Education Career Pathway

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